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Quest Aerospace Rocketry Starter Sets

Sep 27, 2011 No Comments

Quick-Kit Starter Sets -include different motor choices! Quest’s Quick-Kit rockets are Skill Level 0 products. They can be sold to someone with no previous building experience. There are no parts to paint, all parts are pre-colored. All the graphics are pre-printed on die-cut pressure sensitive stock and are fun to apply. The only glue needed [...]

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Date Change: Big Biplane Bash Event is now October 1.

Sep 22, 2011 5 Comments

Hey all you multi-wing airplane lovers. The Model Airplane News Sponsored 10th Annual Big Biplane Bash event will be postponed one week due to RAIN! The new date is Saturday October 1. Same lineup of great events as before, just on a dryer day! Under the direction of our own Gerry Yarrish, this event is [...]

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This Day in Aviation History September 22

Sep 22, 2011 No Comments

2006 – Boeing delivers the first EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft to the U.S. Navy test site at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD. The F-14 Tomcat retires from the United States Navy.   2003 – David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon [...]

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Giant 1/3-Scale Electric Culver Dart — Video Interview

Sep 21, 2011 2 Comments

You just don’t know what you will run into at the annual NEAT Fair in Downsville, NY. This year I ran into Paul Weigand who was flying his bright orange Culver Dart. This 1/3- scale model was originally designed and flown powered with a Quadra 50cc gas engine.     Paul built the giant Dart from 1983 [...]

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Jim Ryan’s RC AH-56 Cheyenne Attack Helicopter

Sep 20, 2011 3 Comments

We caught up with Model Airplane News contributor and Scale Electric Helicopter devotee, Jim Ryan at the recent NEAT Fair. Jim had with him several RC Helis including his award winning AH-56 Cheyenne Attack helicopter.         Jim scratch built this amazing  advanced attack design after the proposed Lockheed heli and duplicated the unique pusher prop/compound [...]

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5 days till the Big Biplane Bash

Sep 19, 2011 No Comments

Oh my goodness, where has the time gone? Only five more days befor the biggest multi-wing RC Fly In on the East Coast! From small parkflyer to the biggest of gas powered giants, and everything in between, we are good to go this coming Saturday September 24. Weather looks promising! See ya there!

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NEAT 2011 E-Flyers

Sep 18, 2011 No Comments

The view from flightline central was amazing. There were many awesome looking and great performing airplane at this year’s NEAT Fair. Here are some of the stars of the show! Check it out.               Stay tuned. More to come.                

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Hottest E-Action from NEAT Fair 2011

Sep 18, 2011 2 Comments

          Had a great time chatting with the folks from Hobbico, Hitec, Castle Creations and all the rest of the vendors. The weekend was a big success for the NEAT Fair. Great weather and thankfully, NO RAIN! From one side of the flightline to the other, there was awesmone Electric flight action from [...]

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